Denarius with bust of Julia Titi, struck under Titus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 80–81


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.44 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.575

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Julia Titi, diademed, draped, right, hair in long plait at back.
IVLIAAVGVSTA.T.AVG.F (right to left)
Reverse: Venus standing right, drapery at hips, leans on column with left elbow and holds helmet in right hand, transverse spear in left.
VENVS AVG (right to left)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mazzini Collection (G. Mazzini, Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 1, Milan, 1957, p. 233, pl. 85, no. 12); by 1962: with Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd. for $ 90.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour